Our Orchestra

Daniel Meyer, Artistic Director

Violin I
Warren Davidson, concertmaster
Jason Neukom, associate concertmaster
Dena Miller, assistant concertmaster
Linda Andersen
Devin Arrington
Steven Deniro
Joshua Huang
Anat Kardonchick
Lydia Sewell
Melissa Stewart
Violin II
Jiyeon Yeo, principal
Ramona Coppage, assistant principal
Douglas Bevan
Linda Feczko
Lauren Jenkins
Yejee Kim
Deborah Mewherter
Gabrielle Monachino
Viola
David Sinclair, principal
Matthew Hettinga,
acting assistant principal
Jason Hohn
Dongchao Nie
Benjamin Schantz
Si Yu
Cello
Paige Riggs, principal
Nadine Sherman, assistant principal
Christina Chen
Sarah Ferrell
Dennis Persin
Will Teegarden
Bass
Amanda Rice-Johnston, principal
Cory Palmer, assistant principal
Joseph Hernandez
Jesi Sharp
Flute
Thomas Godfrey, principal
Sarah Steranka
Tara Yaney
Oboe
Renate Sakins, principal
Risé Kostilinik
Clarinet
Ryan Leonard, principal
Kira Bokalders
Bass Clarinet
Lisa Thackrah
Bassoon
Linda Morton-Fisher, principal
Amy Baker
Trumpet
Josh Boudreau, principal
David Wygonik
Trombone
Gonzalo Fernandez, principal
Ted Sonnier
Robert Tupper
Horn
Brooke Hettinga, principal
Andrew Symington
Liz Thompson
Kyle Morelock
Tuba
Joshua Lee, principal
Timpani
Ron Horner, principal
Harp
Julia Scott, principal
Percussion
Michael Matteo, principal
Rob Beatty
Gloria Miller

 

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Beethoven’s Ode to Joy

Beethoven’s exultant Ode to Joy closes out the WSO 2016-2017 Season. Considered to be Beethoven’s greatest works, Symphony No. 9 features a large chorus and vocal soloists – the ninth symphony’s “Ode to Joy” theme is one of the most recognizable melodies ever performed. The concert is conducted by Artistic Director Daniel Meyer, and features the 70 vocalists including the WSO Chamber Singers directed by Marc… Read More

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Rachmaninoff’s 3rd

Daniel Meyer conducts a program of Russian masterpieces featuring piano virtuoso Orion Weiss performing Rachmaninoff’s monumental Piano Concerto No. 3. Glinka’s heroic Russlan and Ludmilla Overture is an exuberant introduction to the concert alongside our talented young WYSO musicians. The concert concludes with Tchaikovsky’s folk song-inspired Symphony No. 2 “Little Russian.” “When you’re named after one of the biggest constellations… Read More

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[Video] 1976 Pops Concert | Dance of the Comedians by Smetana

  This performance of Smetana’s Dance of the Comedians is from a live recording of a Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert, circa 1976. The conductor was Thomas Michalak. David Singer was privileged to be the Principal Clarinetist of the orchestra for 4 years. The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s first conductor was Dr. Richard Karp, who was also General and Music Director… Read More

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